Jack Shenker

Jack Shenker is a journalist based in London and Cairo. Formerly Egypt correspondent for The Guardian, he received multiple prizes for his coverage of the Egyptian revolution. The Egyptians (The New Press) is his first book.

News and Reviews

The New York Times

Jack Shenker writes in the New York Times about Egypt's rickety dictatorship.

Washington Post

Marc Lynch calls The Egyptians a "sweeping look at the long trajectory of popular mobilization, local battles and political conflict, transcending the travails of the Jan. 25, 2011, revolution and the July 3, 2013, military coup" in the Washington Post.

Books by Jack Shenker

The Egyptians
A Radical History of Egypt’s Unfinished Revolution

Jack Shenker